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News: Canada

Provincial federations want Hockey Canada meeting, reports before paying dues

Saturday  01:01,   06 august 2022

The 13 federations are 'appalled and remain concerned' about the allegations as well as the management and decisions made by Hockey Canada.The letter, which is written in French and spearheaded by Hockey Québec, was issued Thursday.... >>>

Government to use regulation to ban handgun imports in two weeks

Saturday  01:01,   06 august 2022

The federal government plans to fast-track a ban on the import of handguns into the country without the approval of Parliament using a regulatory measure that comes into effect in two weeks, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino announced Friday.... >>>

Freeland vows more action on housing if needed. What have the feds done so far?

Saturday  01:01,   06 august 2022

The Liberal government promised to spend over $10 billion over the next five years on housing affordability — but affordable housing remains out of reach for many. The average selling price of a home in Canada has surged more than 50 per cent... >>>

The U.S. declared monkeypox a health emergency. Should Canada follow suit?

Saturday  01:01,   06 august 2022

In the wake of the United States’ declaration of monkeypox as a public health emergency Thursday, questions are being raised about whether Canada should follow suit as case numbers continue to rise. © Getty Images Vaccination for booster shot for... >>>

million euros for accommodation of Ukrainian refugees

Friday  23:50,   05 august 2022

The municipalities in Lower Saxony are expected to receive 47.5 million euros for the accommodation of Ukrainian refugees. Land and local top associations agreed on a distribution key on Friday to divide the 190 million euros in special funds... >>>

Group of New Brunswick tubers rescued near riverbank after overnight search

Friday  23:42,   05 august 2022

A group of people who went missing while tubing down a New Brunswick river earlier this week were found safe after a successful overnight search. In a release, the New Brunswick RCMP said the group of five tubers became stranded in the Belledune... >>>

Evacuation orders, alerts expanded near wildfire burning in B.C.'s south Okanagan

Friday  23:42,   05 august 2022

Unpredictable wildfire behaviour in British Columbia's southern Okanagan has forced the evacuation of the entire community of Olalla and an evacuation alert for the village of Keremeos, just a few kilometres to the south. The orders and alerts... >>>

Banff, Yoho and Kootenay national parks under a fire ban due to high risk of wildfire

Friday  23:42,   05 august 2022

BANFF, Alta. — A fire ban is now in place in three mountain parks in Alberta and British Columbia due to a high risk of wildfires in the area. A notice posted on the Banff National Park website says the ban, which also includes Yoho and Kootenay... >>>

Government to use regulation to ban handgun imports in two weeks

Friday  23:42,   05 august 2022

The federal government plans to fast-track a ban on the import of handguns into the country without the approval of Parliament using a regulatory measure that comes into effect in two weeks, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino announced Friday.... >>>

Health workers to premiers: find solutions to ‘crisis,’ don’t just ask Ottawa for funds

Friday  23:31,   05 august 2022

Health-care workers and advocates hope premiers will look beyond simply asking Ottawa for more health care funding and instead create an action plan to fix the health care crisis. Amid what many are calling a health-care crisis, those on the front... >>>

Raymond J. de Souza: Trudeau condescendingly tried to make papal visit all about him

Friday  23:31,   05 august 2022

Looking back on the papal visit, the prime minister’s conduct deserves further attention. Certainly, the prime minister himself thought himself worth maximum attention. Pope Francis came on what he called a “pilgrimage of penance.” The prime... >>>

Tänak takes the lead at Rallye Finland.

Friday  23:30,   05 august 2022

© provided by Sport1.de Tänak takes the lead at Rallye Finland. The 2019 world champion and twice Finland winner (2018, 2019) drove out a lead of 3.8 seconds on the strong local hero Lappi (Toyota) on Friday on the gravel roads around Jyväskylä in... >>>

Anti-American demonstrations in Afghanistan

Friday  23:20,   05 august 2022

Afghanistan-U-Manifestations: anti-American demonstrations in Afghanistan © Reuters/Ali Khara anti-American demonstrations in Afghanistan Kabul (Reuters)-Anti-American demonstrations took place Friday in Several provinces of Afghanistan, four days... >>>

Plus belle la vie (spoiler): the painful confessions of Emma, ​​Eric warned on France 3

Friday  22:32,   05 august 2022

© supplied by all TV The hunt for Jacob ended in Plus belle la vie . Indeed, Camille ( Lisa Cipriani ) admitted everything about the disappearances of Alice and Caesar. The protege of the serial killer denied in the block against the police, while... >>>

Video. In Brittany, these wreck hunter divers map the seabed

Friday  21:30,   05 august 2022

© Photo: Jacques Le Lay / Christian / Scyllias Expedition Diving on the remains of the German submarine U171, sunk off Groix (Morbihan), by 35 meters background. For more than thirty years, Bruno Jonin and Éric Le Gall have been chaining the scuba... >>>